National Mental Capacity Forum Action Day

15 March 2019 – London Application for attendance This year’s Mental Capacity Action Day will take place on Friday 15

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Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill: letter from the Minister of State for Care

04 February 2019 – Gov.uk The Minister of State for Care Caroline Dinenage has written to Inclusion London about the

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Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill: letter from the Minister of State for Care

30 January 2019 – Gov.uk Minister of State for Care, Caroline Dinenage, has written to Inclusion London about the Mental

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Duffield care home is outstanding

29 January 2019 – Derby Telegraph CQC rated Ecclesbourne Lodge in Duffield as ‘Outstanding’ in being responsive to people’s needs

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Editorial – 30 Jan 2019

The Government has announced that the Mental Capacity Act 2005 Code of Practice is now under consultation.  Contributions on the

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Mental capacity changes give care homes too much power, critics say

17 January 2019 – Guardian The Government has been warned that recent changes to mental capacity safeguards – intended to

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Mental Capacity Report: End of Term Email

12 December 2018 There was no Report for December, but instead an end of term email with key developments. In

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Mental Capacity Amendment Bill not Fit for Purpose

18 December 2018 – Care England Care England has voiced concerns about the content, process and progress of the Mental

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125K people with no DOLs assessment, MPs hear in social care finance debate

27 November 2018 – CHM Online There are 125,000 people not receiving an assessment for deprivation of liberty (DOLs) and

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Government suffers first defeat on DoLS replacement bill as peers amend deprivation of liberty test

22 November 2018 – Community Care The Government suffered its first defeat on its bill to replace the Deprivation of

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